3 December 2007
PASC TO HEAR VIEWS ON PARLIAMENTARY INVOLVEMENT IN PUBLIC APPOINTMENTS
The Public Administration Select Committee will be taking evidence on Thursday from Janet Gaymer CBE, Commissioner for Public Appointments, and Rt Hon John McFall MP, Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee, to gauge reaction to the Government’s proposal that Parliament and its Committees should be involved in the appointment of key public officials.
Janet Gaymer is responsible for ensuring that public appointments are made on merit after fair and open competition. John McFall is a Committee Chairman who has had regular recent involvement in scrutinising the appointment of public officials, both at the Bank of England and the new Chair of the Statistics Board. The session gives the Committee a chance to hear their differing perspectives.
The evidence session will take place at
Thursday 6 December in the
Thatcher Room, Portcullis House.
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Committee Membership: Tony Wright (Chairman) (Lab) (Cannock Chase), Mr David Burrowes (Con) (Enfield, Southgate), Paul Flynn (Lab) (Newport West), David Heyes (Lab) (Ashton under Lyne), Kelvin Hopkins (Lab) (Luton North), Mr Ian Liddell-Grainger (Con) (Bridgewater), Julie Morgan (Lab) (Cardiff North), Mr Gordon Prentice (Lab) (Pendle), Paul Rowen (Lib Dem) (Rochdale), Charles Walker (Con) (Broxbourne), Jenny Willott (Lib Dem) (Cardiff Central)
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